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I recently set up tmux-powerline and noticed that the background color on the status-left, if changed, refuses to go back to default and transparent (if transparency is enabled). tmux-powerline broken

I was able to fix the status-right (because it's before the background is changed), but it seems impossible to clear/erase the background after it's set for a section. I'd love to be wrong about this, though, and was wondering if anyone knows of a solution?

set -g status-left='#[bg=colour89]ANYTHING CAN GO HERE[#bg=default] AND HERE TOO!'

I'd expect to have the background cleared out (bg=default at the beginning would have it stay transparent, and works for status-right), but I get a dark grey instead.

TERM = screen-256

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It might be helpful if you posted the relevant part of your .tmux.conf... –  jasonwryan Dec 6 '12 at 6:11
    
Oops. I was asking in IRC as well and forgot I never put it here. –  Rob Dec 6 '12 at 18:25
    
Probably won't help as I expect it is related to your compositor, but I use #[default] to reset the colours. –  jasonwryan Dec 6 '12 at 18:31
    
I'll try that when I get home, as well as other compositors. –  Rob Dec 6 '12 at 18:31
    
#[default] doesn't do it. I doubt it's related to the compositor because it does make a change, just not to "blank". –  Rob Dec 7 '12 at 4:15

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